The match on the Florida ice ended with a score of 5:0 (2:0, 1:0, 2:0) in favor of the hosts. The winners scored doubles from Matthew Samoskevich (43rd and 58th minutes) and Eta Luostarinen (8th, 40th minutes). Another goal was scored by William Lockwood (6).
Russian Panthers goalkeeper Sergei Bobrovsky did not participate in the match, the goal was defended by Spencer Knight and Ludovic Weber. Russian forward Grigory Denisenko spent just over 13 minutes on the ice and did not score any effective action. Russian forwards Egor Afanasyev and Fedor Svechkov took the ice for the Predators.
Last season, Florida reached the Stanley Cup Finals, where they lost to Vegas with a total score of 1-4.
Source : MatchTV
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